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Sikh Professor: 'Diversity Is What Makes This Nation Great'

"The change that one makes in the world is just as important as how one makes that change," Simran Jeet Singh says.
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From growing up in the "only turbaned family in San Antonio" to appearing on "The Daily Show," faith has always been an important part of Simran Jeet Singh's life. The professor and Sikh Coalition fellow says the end goal of Sikhism is love, and that even though Sikhs have been the target of discrimination for decades, it is important to act with kindness and respect toward others.

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